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Old 05-15-2010, 03:15 PM   #1
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Bottle Opener!

Am I the only one who would like to suggest that Airstream builds a bottle opener into the side of these things. C'mon folks, it's after 5 here at Bluewater, I got dinner in a couple hours at Louie's Backyard, and the last thing I need is to go traipsing into the camper, releasing all that air conditioning, just for an opener. Consider it a "green" thing.
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Old 05-15-2010, 03:57 PM   #2
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I think that this is actually a very smart idea

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Old 05-15-2010, 04:02 PM   #3
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Switch to cans, it's safer.

Saw a guy die once in a bottle opener accident. His whole life was sitting in the basement drinking beer and watching television.

The bottle opener was at the top of the stairs, as was the refrigerator.

When we got to the scene it looked like he had done a half gainer off the top step.
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Old 05-15-2010, 06:03 PM   #4
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We added one. Riveted to a rib and not too far from the door

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Old 05-15-2010, 09:53 PM   #5
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Thumbs up Outside bottle opener on tin can

I love it, especially the anchor emblem. Great idea.

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We added one. Riveted to a rib and not too far from the door

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Old 05-16-2010, 07:54 AM   #6
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Everything I buy has screw-on caps, even the wine bottles.
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Old 05-16-2010, 09:14 AM   #7
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If you don't want to rivet one to the side of the Airstream, try riveting one to the side of your cooler. I remember seeing some of the old tin ice-chest that had them riveted just behind the lift handles on the side and I have also seen them riveted just below the lid latch.

If you mount it to your cooler, you will always have it handy when you need it...even when not camping.
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Get your bottle opener here:
and rivet it in a convenient local. :-)
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Old 05-16-2010, 11:59 AM   #9
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Great Idea

What goes better with a retro trailer than a retro bottle opener.I bought an opener last year and have not mounted it as yet. there are alot of quality beers out there that do not use a twist top. I have thought about doing some homebrewing and the bottles I will use will have crimped on tops. nothing like an ice cold bottle of beer. Don
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The Swiss Army Knife has a bottle opener and can be used to fix lots of things as well.

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M. R., that's a good one.

I've seen many church keys hanging on hooks. Can't imagine a kitchen without at least one of the double-ended openers, with a bottle opener on one end and a can opener on the other.
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Get your bottle opener here:
and rivet it in a convenient local. :-)
that one is cast aluminum and will not cause galvanic corrosion. Oddly enough, I was contemplating this very issue this weekend. I think I will stop contemplating and make it happen. Thanks...
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Old 05-16-2010, 06:15 PM   #14
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I've thought of this awhile go also, I just can't see drilling/screwing into a new Airstream.....YIKES!!



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